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Bau Limestone


IBA Justification

The site was identified as important in 2004 because it was regularly supporting significant populations of the species listed below, meeting ('triggering') IBA criteria.

Populations meeting IBA criteria ('trigger species'):
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) Population estimate at site IBA criteria met
Malay Eared-nightjar Lyncornis temminckii LC resident 2004 present A3
Silver-rumped Spinetail Rhaphidura leucopygialis LC resident 2004 present A3
Raffles's Malkoha Rhinortha chlorophaea LC resident 2004 present A3
Chestnut-bellied Malkoha Phaenicophaeus sumatranus NT resident 2004 present A3
Reddish Scops-owl Otus rufescens NT resident 2004 present A3
Barred Eagle-owl Bubo sumatranus NT resident 2004 present A3
Wallace's Hawk-eagle Nisaetus nanus VU resident 2004 present A3
Blyth's Hawk-eagle Nisaetus alboniger LC resident 2004 present A3
Red-bearded Bee-eater Nyctyornis amictus LC resident 2004 present A3
Red-throated Barbet Psilopogon mystacophanos NT resident 2004 present A3
Red-crowned Barbet Psilopogon rafflesii NT resident 2004 present A3
Gold-whiskered Barbet Psilopogon chrysopogon LC resident 2004 present A3
Rufous Piculet Sasia abnormis LC resident 2004 present A3
Maroon Woodpecker Blythipicus rubiginosus LC resident 2004 present A3
Banded Woodpecker Chrysophlegma miniaceum LC resident 2004 present A3
Black-thighed Falconet Microhierax fringillarius LC resident 2004 present A3
Blue-crowned Hanging-parrot Loriculus galgulus LC resident 2004 present A3
Black-and-red Broadbill Cymbirhynchus macrorhynchos LC resident 2004 present A3
Black-and-yellow Broadbill Eurylaimus ochromalus NT resident 2004 present A3
Oriolus xanthonotus NR resident 2004 present A3
Fiery Minivet Pericrocotus igneus NT resident 2004 present A3
Lesser Cuckooshrike Lalage fimbriata LC resident 2004 present A3
Black-winged Flycatcher-shrike Hemipus hirundinaceus LC resident 2004 present A3
Rufous-winged Philentoma Philentoma pyrhoptera LC resident 2004 present A3
Green Iora Aegithina viridissima NT resident 2004 present A3
Crested Shrikejay Platylophus galericulatus NT resident 2004 present A3
Bornean Black Magpie Platysmurus aterrimus LC resident 2004 present A3
Hairy-backed Bulbul Tricholestes criniger LC resident 2004 present A3
Scaly-breasted Bulbul Ixidia squamata NT resident 2004 present A3
Spectacled Bulbul Ixidia erythropthalmos LC resident 2004 present A3
Red-eyed Bulbul Pycnonotus brunneus LC resident 2004 present A3
Olive-winged Bulbul Pycnonotus plumosus LC resident 2004 present A3
Puff-backed Bulbul Euptilotus eutilotus NT resident 2004 present A3
Chestnut-crested Yuhina Staphida everetti LC resident 2004 present A3
Pygmy White-eye Heleia squamifrons LC resident 2004 present A3
Grey-headed Babbler Stachyris poliocephala LC resident 2004 present A3
Fluffy-backed Tit-babbler Macronus ptilosus NT resident 2004 present A3
Grey-hooded Babbler Cyanoderma bicolor LC resident 2004 present A3
Rufous-crowned Babbler Malacopteron magnum NT resident 2004 present A3
Black-capped Babbler Pellorneum nigrocapitatum LC resident 2004 present A3
Malay Blue-flycatcher Cyornis turcosus NT resident 2004 present A3
Lesser Green Leafbird Chloropsis cyanopogon NT resident 2004 present A3
Yellow-breasted Flowerpecker Prionochilus maculatus LC resident 2004 present A3
Yellow-rumped Flowerpecker Prionochilus xanthopygius LC resident 2004 present A3
Spectacled Spiderhunter Arachnothera flavigaster LC resident 2004 present A3

The current IUCN Red List category may differ from that which was valid at the time of IBA criteria assessment (2004).


IBA Protection

Protected area (PA) PA designation PA area (ha) Relationship of PA with IBA Overlap of PA with IBA (ha)
Bau Limestone Nature Reserve 215 protected area contained by site 215

Habitats

Habitat (IUCN level 1) Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest -
Artificial/Terrestrial -
For more information about the IUCN Habitat classification, please click here.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Important Bird Area factsheet: Bau Limestone. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/bau-limestone-iba-malaysia on 27/02/2024.